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The Bermuda Depths (1978)

Scientists investigating the briny deep are threatened by a giant turtle and the spirit of a young brunette swimmer in the Bermuda Triangle.

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Magnus Dens
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Eric
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Jennie Haniver
Julie Woodson ...
Doshan
Ruth Attaway ...
Delia
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Paulis
Elise Frick
Nicholas Ingham
Kevin Petty
Nicole Marsh
George Richards
John Instone
Jonathan Ingham
Patricia Rego
Doris Riley
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Storyline

Traumatized, orphaned college dropout Magnus Dens returns to Bermuda to find the cause of his father's mysterious death years before. At the Bermuda Biological Station, he finds Eric and Dr. Paulis, friends and colleagues of his late father, and joins them on a quest for gigantic sea creatures. He also meets Jennie Haniver, a mysterious young woman who was once his only childhood friend. Dr. Paulis' housekeeper, an island local, warns Magnus that Jennie is dangerous. The beautiful but vain young woman had sold her soul with the Devil centuries before and lives forever young deep in the waters of the Devil's Triangle (a.k.a. Bermuda Triangle). Nobody heeds the folklore and the researchers trap the giant sea turtle, setting the stage for a deadly confrontation with both minions of the Devil. Written by TVholic

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A World Premiere! Why were a young boy's parents murdered 20 years ago? Who is the beautiful, phantom-like girl who suddenly appears out of the ocean? What is the creature at the bottom of the sea who makes a kingdom of death? See more »


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27 January 1978 (USA)  »

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It Came Up from the Depths  »

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Trivia

Co-writer and producer Arthur Rankin Jr. eventually moved to Bermuda himself after making the film, and lived there for the rest of his life. See more »

Goofs

A turtles shell scales grow larger as it ages. So the heart with the initials J+M that Magnus carves into one of the turtles scales should have stayed in that one scale. But when we see a close up of the giant turtle at the end, the heart and initials are now covering parts of four different scales. See more »

Quotes

Magnus Dens: [Delia is telling Magnus the legend of Jennie Haniver] You know who she is?
Delia: Oh, we all know her. She been with us a long time. Some see her as a little girl. Others as a young woman. And even those who say they've seen her swim like a serpent.
Magnus Dens: What are you talking about? The girl I met lives on the island.
Delia: [pointing to the ocean] She lives out there!
Magnus Dens: You mean she lives on another island?
Delia: Oh no. Out where HE lives.
Magnus Dens: He?
Delia: The place you people call the triangle. That is where he lives. The other... ...
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Connections

References Moby Dick (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Jennie
Music by Maury Laws
Lyrics by Jules Bass
Sung by Claude Carmichael
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This Movie Need to Be In Stores.....
1 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this movie when I was about 6 or 7 as a young boy. This movie really does has affect on people who watch it for some reason. The music the view and Jenny and the Turtle is just such amazing characters. It make you visualize and meditate when you finish watching it. I remember the movie as if it was yesterday. I just didn't remember the title of the movie. I didn't won't to ask some body about the movie if I didn't know the title of it, but now I know. I feel so relief and happy that I have accomplish something. Now I just need to accomplish getting a full original version copy of the movie "The Bermuda Depths" Can any body help me out?

I will not spoil the movie, because I think every body need to see it again and refreshing their own memories.


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